Heather Burns reaches the RAGBRAI finish line and -- after a final piece of pie -- starts to plan for another trip in the Register's Annual Great Bike Ride Across Iowa.
Heather Burns is struck by the kindness, patience and friendliness she finds all over the RAGBRAI road during her journey across her beloved state of Iowa.
A little music, a little drink and some down-home competition provide a nice distraction from the hills for Heather Burns on a happy Day 4 at RAGBRAI.
She already taught her how to put on makeup, loaned her clothes and let her tag along endlessly. Heather Burns' sister comes up big yet again after a rainy RAGBRAI night.
Heather Burns hopes a little rest goes a long way for her teammate's knee and the RAGBRAI fun can get back on track after a hill of a day on Monday.
There's never a dull moment during RAGBRAI. With riders dressed up as flamingos, bees and even Mickey, Heather Burns spends Sunday pedaling and people-watching.
Heather Burns has seen it all on the Great Bike Ride Across Iowa, from collisions with trucks to thunderstorms to bad hair days. But getting to spend time with Dad (and eating lots of pie) make it worth it.